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Tūhoe Hauora

Community Health Service, Kaupapa Māori, Mental Health & Addictions, Social

Today

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Description

Tūhoe Hauora is about people first…   The wellbeing of all aspects of a person, of a whānau, of a people is paramount.

Tūhoe Hauora is a Kaupapa Māori health and social services provider offering:

  • Mental Health and Addiction Services - Pakeke & Rangatahi
  • Kaupapa Māori Social Worker
  • Hui-ā-whānau
  • Social Workers in Schools Programme
  • Whānau Ora
  • Family Start
  • Koroua and Kuia Early Intervention
  • Māori Disability Support Services
  • Community Action Youth Alcohol and Drugs (CAYAD)
  • Oho Ake 
  • Rangatahi Physical Activity & Nutrition Coordinator
  • Tūhoe Rheumatic Fever Prevention
  • Community Transport Assistance
  • Whānau Resilience

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Ages

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Fees and Charges Description

Services are free to access

Hours

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Thu 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Fri 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Languages Spoken

English, Māori

Programmes

Kaupapa Māori Drug & Alcohol Counsellor - Adults

The service provides, but is not limited to, screening and early or brief intervention. We will provide a comprehensive clinical and support assessment for counselling and or rehabilitation services. We aim to: provide a culturally appropriate service that meets the need of the client in the environment which meets their needs. Our counselling approach is based on transformational change, therefore developing harm reduction strategies and plans, education and support for the client.

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Addictions - other, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Kaupapa Māori (AOD), Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Kaupapa Māori - gambling & other addictions, Kaupapa Māori - mental health

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referral Entry: Self or whānau, General Practitioners, Department of Corrections, NZ Police, Other Community Groups, Ministry of Vulnerable Children Oranga Tamariki

Description

The service provides, but is not limited to, screening and early or brief intervention.  We will provide a comprehensive clinical and support assessment for counselling and or rehabilitation services.

We aim to: provide a culturally appropriate service that meets the need of the client in the environment which meets their needs.  Our counselling approach is based on transformational change, therefore developing harm reduction strategies and plans, education and support for the client.

Kaupapa Māori Coexisting Disorders

The service is a specialist addictions and mental health service which is delivered to those eligible people who are most severely affected by addiction (alcohol and drugs) or mental health (as a result of addiction) within the Eastern Bay of Plenty. We aim to provide: a service that uses specific Māori intervention. We will provide screening and early or brief intervention strategies, and comprehensive assessments and treatment plans. In the situation where rehabilitation is required we will assist with entry and assessment to meet these criteria.

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Kaupapa Māori (AOD), Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Kaupapa Māori - mental health

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referral Entry: Self or whānau, Department of Corrections, Other Community Groups, General Practitioners, Mental Health Providers, Health Providers

Description

The service is a specialist addictions and mental health service which is delivered to those eligible people who are most severely affected by addiction (alcohol and drugs) or mental health (as a result of addiction) within the Eastern Bay of Plenty.

We aim to provide: a service that uses specific Māori intervention.  We will provide screening and early or brief intervention strategies, and comprehensive assessments and treatment plans. In the situation where rehabilitation is required we will assist with entry and assessment to meet these criteria.

Kaupapa Māori Early Intervention Services

The service is designed to identify early identification of alcohol & drug use and the effects this has on our clients who are users. The service will apply screening and risk assessment processes to identify potential risk for the tamariki/rangatahi. We will work with tamariki/rangatahi and their whānau to identify the issues associated with the use of alcohol and drugs, in order to develop methods to assist the reduction of harm to the client and their whānau.

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Kaupapa Māori (AOD)

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Age criteria for this service is 5 - 19 years.

Referral Entry: Self or whānau, Schools, Other Community Groups, Police, Statutory Organisations

Description

The service is designed to identify early identification of alcohol & drug use and the effects this has on our clients who are users.  The service will apply screening and risk assessment processes to identify potential risk for the tamariki/rangatahi.

We will work with tamariki/rangatahi and their whānau to identify the issues associated with the use of alcohol and drugs, in order to develop methods to assist the reduction of harm to the client and their whānau.

Tamariki/Rangatahi Alcohol and Drug Counsellor

This service is specific to tamariki/rangatahi with, or suspected of having, an addiction and/or mental health disorder. We aim to: provide Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health intervention, treatment and support for Tamariki/Rangatahi who are at risk of developing addictions and mental health concerns. We will provide comprehensive assessments with the view to develop treatment plans to reduce the risk of harm to the individual and their family/whānau.

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Kaupapa Māori (AOD), Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Community based support - mental health, Kaupapa Māori - mental health

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referral Entry: Self or whānau, General Practitioners, Ministry of Vulnerable Children/Oranga Tamariki, NZ Police, Other Community Groups

Description

This service is specific to tamariki/rangatahi with, or suspected of having, an addiction and/or mental health disorder.

We aim to: provide Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health intervention, treatment and support for Tamariki/Rangatahi who are at risk of developing addictions and mental health concerns.  We will provide comprehensive assessments with the view to develop treatment plans to reduce the risk of harm to the individual and their family/whānau.

Tamariki/ Rangatahi Whānau Support

We provide: holistic wellbeing support for whānau who have tamariki/rangatahi who are experiencing difficulties associated with behaviours that are of concern to the individual and or family/whānau; We also provide Alcohol and Drug education programmes in association with local high schools within Eastern Bay of Plenty. We aim to: improve the holistic wellbeing for whānau and their tamariki/rangatahi that are within the age group of 13-20 and are affected or require support due to addiction or mental health issues.

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Kaupapa Māori (AOD), Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Community based support - mental health, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD), Kaupapa Māori - mental health

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referral Entry: Self, family/whānau, Schools, NZ Police, Health Services (Voyagers), Other Community Groups

Description

We provide: holistic wellbeing support for whānau who have tamariki/rangatahi who are experiencing difficulties associated with behaviours that are of concern to the individual and or family/whānau;

We also provide Alcohol and Drug education programmes in association with local high schools within Eastern Bay of Plenty.

We aim to: improve the holistic wellbeing for whānau and their tamariki/rangatahi that are within the age group of 13-20 and are affected or require support due to addiction or mental health issues.

Tamariki/Rangatahi & Whānau Support & Programme

We Provide: Preventive programme to support and engage taiohi aged 8 to 18 who are at risk. This programme will be delivered once or twice a year depending on numbers, it is noho marae stay for 3 days per programme. The programme requires the support of all whānau before and after the delivery of the programme. We aim to: support and engage with our taiohi aged 8 to 18 in our communities who are at risk.

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Kaupapa Māori (AOD), Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Community based support - mental health, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD), Kaupapa Māori - mental health

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referral Entry: Self/Whānau, Schools, NZ Police, Health Services, Other Community Groups

Description

We Provide:

  • Preventive programme to support and engage taiohi aged 8 to 18 who are at risk. This programme will be delivered once or twice a year depending on numbers, it is noho marae stay for 3 days per programme. 
  • The programme requires the support of all whānau before and after the delivery of the programme.

We aim to: support and engage with our taiohi aged 8 to 18 in our communities who are at risk.

Services Provided

Kaupapa Māori Social Worker

We Provide: Services to individuals and whānau who require advice and support when working with other health professionals. A particular emphasis for this client group focus is: Child Health Mental Health Asthma Diabetes Dental Health We Aim To: Provide Clinical and Cultural Assessments Provide Kaupapa Māori Interventions Provide Whānau Support Provide Advocacy Support Referral Entry: Self/whānau General practitioner Other providers Hospitals Rehabilitation services

We Provide:

  • Services to individuals and whānau who require advice and support when working with other health professionals.  A particular emphasis for this client group focus is:
  • Child Health
  • Mental Health
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Dental Health

We Aim To:

  • Provide Clinical and Cultural Assessments
  • Provide Kaupapa Māori Interventions
  • Provide Whānau Support
  • Provide Advocacy Support

Referral Entry:

  1. Self/whānau
  2. General practitioner
  3. Other providers
  4. Hospitals
  5. Rehabilitation services
Hui-ā-whānau

This service provides an alternative pathway when working with mokopuna, tamariki and rangatahi and their whānau who are experiencing difficulties that have come to the attention of the Ministry of Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki and require an independent facilitator/co-ordinator to assist them in their journey of Mauri Ora. We aim to: assist in developing strategies and plans to advance the holistic healing and wellbeing of mokopuna, tamariki and rangatahi and their whānau in an environment and timeframe that meets their needs and cultural diversity. Referral Entry: Ministry of Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki New Zealand Police

This service provides an alternative pathway when working with mokopuna, tamariki and rangatahi and their whānau who are experiencing difficulties that have come to the attention of the Ministry of Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki and require an independent facilitator/co-ordinator to assist them in their journey of Mauri Ora.

We aim to: assist in developing strategies and plans to advance the holistic healing and wellbeing of mokopuna, tamariki and rangatahi and their whānau in an environment and timeframe that meets their needs and cultural diversity.

Referral Entry:

  1. Ministry of Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki
  2. New Zealand Police
Whānau Ora

We Provide: Advocacy and support (which may include transport and/or support to attend health related appointments). Facilitation of health promotion and self-management programmes. Enrolment or re-engagement with general practice, promotion and support for attending general practice screening and management programmes. We aim to: promote whānau health and reduce health inequalities. Referral Entry: Self or whānau General practitioner Community providers Secondary health providers

  • Kaupapa Māori

We Provide:     

  • Advocacy and support (which may include transport and/or support to attend health related appointments).
  • Facilitation of health promotion and self-management programmes.
  • Enrolment or re-engagement with general practice, promotion and support for attending general practice screening and management programmes.

We aim to: promote whānau health and reduce health inequalities.

Referral Entry: 

  1. Self or whānau
  2. General practitioner
  3. Community providers
  4. Secondary health providers

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Family / whānau support

Family Start A child centred, family–focused, early intervention, intensive, home visiting progamme that is culturally appropriate to the need of the client and their family. We aim to: support the client to build their strengths and capability to ensure that their children have the best possible start in life. Referral Entry: Self/whanau Hospital services General practitioners Well child providers Local community groups

Family Start

A child centred, family–focused, early intervention, intensive, home visiting progamme that is culturally appropriate to the need of the client and their family.

We aim to: support the client to build their strengths and capability to ensure that their children have the best possible start in life.

Referral Entry:

  1. Self/whānau
  2. Hospital services
  3. General practitioners
  4. Well child providers
  5. Local community groups

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Disability support services

Māori Disability Support Services We provide: support to individuals and whānau with disabilities in: A cultural and appropriate manner Support during a NASC (Needs Assessment Service) process and or referral process Organise and supervise physical programmes to improve wellbeing of the individual with disability needs. We aim to: support and improve independence and quality of life for tamariki, kuia, koroua with disabilities including age-related needs. Referral Entry: Self/whānau Community Hospital (general and Māori health)

Māori Disability Support Services

We provide: support to individuals and whānau with disabilities in:

  • A cultural and appropriate manner
  • Support during a NASC (Needs Assessment Service) process and or referral process
  • Organise and supervise physical programmes to improve wellbeing of the individual with disability needs.

We aim to: support and improve independence and quality of life for tamariki, kuia, koroua with disabilities including age-related needs.

Referral Entry:

  1. Self/whānau
  2. Community
  3. Hospital (general and Māori health)

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Community Action Youth Alcohol and Drugs

By working with our local rangatahi and national stakeholders to: Increase informed community discussion and debate about alcohol and drug issues Develop Community Action initiatives to prevent and reduce alcohol and drug harm to our rangatahi To participate in the development of policies and practices surrounding alcohol and drug issues with District Council, Schools, Community and Iwi groups We aim to: improve the health and safety our Tūhoe rangatahi by reducing alcohol and drug harm within our community.

By working with our local rangatahi and national stakeholders to:

  • Increase informed community discussion and debate about alcohol and drug issues
  • Develop Community Action initiatives to prevent and reduce alcohol and drug harm to our rangatahi
  • To participate in the development of policies and practices surrounding alcohol and drug issues with District Council, Schools, Community and Iwi groups

We aim to: improve the health and safety our Tūhoe rangatahi by reducing alcohol and drug harm within our community.

Rheumatic Fever Prevention

Throat swab for rheumatic fever prevention

  • Throat swab for rheumatic fever prevention
Community Transport Assistance

Community Transport Assistance We provide: financial assistance to attend GP, Hospital and Specialist (one off) appointments. We aim to: assist whānau/clients who are unable to access public transport to attend their medical appointments. We also target those people who have to travel long and short distances to access specialist, health or disabilities outside their area. Referral Entry: Self/ Whānau Referral

Community Transport Assistance

We provide: financial assistance to attend GP, Hospital and Specialist (one off) appointments.

We aim to: assist whānau/clients who are unable to access public transport to attend their medical appointments. We also target those people who have to travel long and short distances to access specialist, health or disabilities outside their area.

Referral Entry:

  • Self/ Whānau Referral
Whānau Resilience

We provide: services that can support whānau who want to overcome the impacts of being long-time exposed to violence. Services that can help whānau to sustainably live free from violence. We aim to: provide a service to those that are experiencing family harm and trauma. It is a client focused, whānau inclusive approach to positive solutions. Referral Entry: Self/whānau New Zealand Police Ministry of Justice Ministry of Corrections Other Providers in the community

We provide: services that can support whānau who want to overcome the impacts of being long-time exposed to violence. Services that can help whānau to sustainably live free from violence.

We aim to: provide a service to those that are experiencing family harm and trauma. It is a client focused, whānau inclusive approach to positive solutions.

Referral Entry:

  1. Self/whānau
  2. New Zealand Police
  3. Ministry of Justice
  4. Ministry of Corrections
  5. Other Providers in the community
Rangatahi Physical Activity & Nutrition Coordinator

We provide: individual or group interventions which include education about nutrition and physical activities to reduce health related harm. We aim to: prevent and manage obesity in children and young people by working with rangatahi and their whānau, hapū and iwi. Referral Entry: Self/whānau General practitioners Education Hapū, iwi Community groups Health professionals

We provide: individual or group interventions which include education about nutrition and physical activities to reduce health related harm.

We aim to: prevent and manage obesity in children and young people by working with rangatahi and their whānau, hapū and iwi.

Referral Entry:

  1. Self/whānau
  2. General practitioners
  3. Education
  4. Hapū, iwi
  5. Community groups
  6. Health professionals
Koroua and Kuia Early Intervention

Our focus is to provide appropriate iwi/Māori based services. The service will be run on a day programme basis, and will provide a range of activities with mentally and socially stimulating programmes for holistic health, recreational and therapeutic benefits for Koroua and Kuia. We aim to: improve holistic health of our Koroua and Kuia, by providing programmes and access to services that will enhance Koroua and Kuia holistic health. Referral Entry: Self or whānau General practitioner Community providers

Our focus is to provide appropriate iwi/Māori based services.  The service will be run on a day programme basis, and will provide a range of activities with mentally and socially stimulating programmes for holistic health, recreational and therapeutic benefits for Koroua and Kuia.

We aim to: improve holistic health of our Koroua and Kuia, by providing programmes and access to services that will enhance Koroua and Kuia holistic health.

Referral Entry:

  1. Self or whānau
  2. General practitioner
  3. Community providers
Social work

We provide social work services to the following schools: Matahi, Waimana, Ruātoki, Tāwera, Nukuhou and Ruatāhuna Kura. We aim to: engage with tamariki and their whānau for those tamariki who are having difficulties attending and or engaging in school. Some of those issues may be related to behavioural issues, grief & loss, social and economic needs or some parenting advice and support. Referral Entry: Self/whānau Internal school referral Government departments Other community providers

We provide social work services to the following schools: Matahi, Waimana, Ruātoki, Tāwera, Nukuhou and Ruatāhuna Kura.

We aim to: engage with tamariki and their whānau for those tamariki who are having difficulties attending and or engaging in school. Some of those issues may be related to behavioural issues, grief & loss, social and economic needs or some parenting advice and support.

Referral Entry:

  1. Self/whānau
  2. Internal school referral
  3. Government departments
  4. Other community providers

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi, Child / Tamariki friendly

Region

Bay of Plenty

Contact Details

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

44-46 Tuhoe Street
Taneatua 3123

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44-46 Tuhoe Street
Tāneatua 3123

This page was last updated at 1:06PM on March 7, 2024. This information is reviewed and edited by Tūhoe Hauora.